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Dartmouth Reinstates the SAT/ACT Requirement

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The NY Times recently published an article on how yet another college, Dartmouth, is eliminating a test-optional policy and reverting to requiring the SAT or ACT. During the pandemic Dartmouth, like most schools, dropped their test requirement. However, after some unintended consequences of the policy and an internal review, Dartmouth found compelling evidence that their…

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Different Ways to Stay Productive/Stay on Top of your Classes during Spring Break

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With spring break around the corner, many students may be wondering how best to use their time most productively. While students will of course want to relax and enjoy their well-earned rest, but spring break also provides ample time for students to catch up on missing work, prepare for tests or college admissions, or just…

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Unraveling the Controversy Surrounding Standardized Testing in College Admissions

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The NY Times recently published an article about the growing pushback to the move away from the SAT among colleges. A combination of pandemic-induced logistical issues and research finding widespread income and race-based disparities in test scores has caused many schools to move away from standardized test scores as a major factor in admissions. However,…

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The New Digital SAT: First Impressions and Test Prep Tips

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Big changes are coming to the SAT once again! Several months after announcing that the revamped Digital SAT was on its way, the College Board has released sample questions and four official practice tests. This is NOT simply the current SAT test in digital form, but rather a significant change from the current SAT, so…

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